FARLEIGH, John. POOLE, Monica. ~ The Wood Engravings of John Farleigh.
Frontispiece two colour wood engraving and 89 pages of wood engravings by John Farleigh, portrait of Farleigh and a few illustrations accompanying the text. Pp. iv, 122. Folio, original maroon cloth, gilt lettering on spine, no jacket. A very good copy with ‘Specimen’ stamped in red on the title page.
John Farleigh (1900-1965) was a noted wood engraver, mural painter, designer and craftsman who was the co-founder and first Chairman of teh Crafts Centre of Great Britain which first opened in 1947. As President of the Crafts Centre Prince Philip writes a foreword to this celebration of Farleigh’s wood engravings.